Iftar In Al Ain

We are now in the Holy Month of Ramadan, where Muslims have to fast during the hours of daylight.  At sundown the fast is broken with an Iftar meal and families often gather together to observe this.  Mosques erect large tents in their grounds and provide Iftar meals...

A Culinary Tour of Al Gharabia

On my recent road trip to Liwa with my good friend Terryl, we decided to eat in local restaurants wherever possible.  This helped the budget to stretch further and to be honest with you there are limited fine dining options outwith the hotels and makes for a far more...

Staycation UAE style

Back in Scotland, when you don’t go away for your summer holidays, it’s said you have “days here and there”. In the UAE, these last two months, Neil and I have had a lot of “nights here and there”! One of the best things about...